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Esther Duckham (1882–1953)

The death occurred on Tuesday last, at Mossman, of Miss Esther Duckham, former esteemed resident of Scone, and a member of one of he district's earliest families. Miss Duckham resided at Turanville for many years when the destiny of that well-known property was guided by Mr. Thomas Cook, grand old man and philanthropist, of whom the deceased lady would be a niece. Surviving sisters are Mrs. C. E. Tubb, Mrs. F. D. Withycombe and Miss Clara Duckham. The remains were privately cremated.

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'Duckham, Esther (1882–1953)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/duckham-esther-22365/text32121, accessed 23 July 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1882
New South Wales, Australia

Death

5 May, 1953 (aged ~ 71)
Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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